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Planet Magrathea
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earth The Earth
Mostly Harmless
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Discuss Slartibartfast on h2g2


Slartibartfast is a venerable Magrathean planetary designer. He specialises in Fjords, having won an award for Norway.

He was woken from a five million year sleep by a final order for a duplicate Earth. Its premature demolition caused a terrible hooha, and a new copy was ordered from the original blueprints.

It was Slartibartfast who told Arthur that his home was in fact an enormous computer, working on the ultimate question to the ultimate answer.

He has never been very good at threats.

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